Oracle Announces Strategy for Enterprise PLM14 Nov, 2007
Company to leverage its Application Integration Architecture to deliver standards-based integration between recently acquired Agile product lifecycle management solutions and other Oracle applications.
Following its May 2007 acquisition of Agile Software, Oracle has announced its strategy for delivering enterprise product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions.
Through its "Applications Unlimited" program, Oracle reports that it will continue to build customer-driven enhancements and provide lifetime support for Oracle's Agile PLM. Additionally, the company plans to leverage the Oracle Application Integration Architecture (AIA) to deliver prebuilt, open standards-based integrations between Agile PLM and other Oracle applications.
Oracle's reported strategy for delivering enterprise PLM includes delivering best-in-class enterprise PLM applications that can be deployed across all product development and broader enterprise organizations, as well as adding industry-specific, next-generation functionality to Agile PLM solutions.
"Integrating Agile's leading PLM capabilities with Oracle Applications allows us to deliver an enterprise PLM solution that enables companies to make informed product decisions, speed product introduction, and improve the quality of their products," said Hardeep Gulati, Oracle's vice-president of PLM Product Strategy. "Our commitment to open, standards-based integrations will allow companies who rely on other enterprise applications, including SAP, to take advantage of our best-in-class PLM capabilities."